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C 59/48 Official Journal of the European Communities EN 23.2.

2001

Tuesday 16 May 2000

3.
Proposal for a Council regulation fixing certain sugar prices and the standard quality of beet for
the 2000/2001 marketing year (COM(2000) 77 $ C5-0123/2000 $ 2000/0047(CNS))

The proposal was amended as follows:

TEXT PROPOSED AMENDMENTS


BY THE COMMISSION (1) BY PARLIAMENT

(Amendment 6)
Recital 2a (new)

(2a) The additional costs of EU foreign policy, although


occasioned by an exceptional situation to which the EU
must respond with immediate and substantial help, should
neither be financed from the sugar sector alone nor from
the agricultural sector alone.

(Amendment 7)
Recital 4a (new)

(4a) The Commission shall present a proposal on the


revision of the common market organisation of the sugar
sector before the Council takes a decision on the agricul-
tural prices for the 2000/2001 marketing year.

(1) OJ C 86 E, 24.3.2000, p. 5.

European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Council regulation fixing certain
sugar prices and the standard quality of beet for the 2000/2001 marketing year (COM(2000) 77 $
C5-0123/2000 $ 2000/0047(CNS))

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

2 having regard to the Commission proposal to the Council (COM(2000) 77) (1),

2 having been consulted by the Council pursuant to Article 37 of the EC Treaty (C5-0123/2000),

2 having regard to Rule 67 of its Rules of Procedure,

2 having regard to the report of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the opinion
of the Committee on Budgets (A5-0115/2000),

1. Approves the Commission proposal as amended;

2. Calls on the Commission to alter its proposal accordingly, pursuant to Article 250(2) of the
EC Treaty;

3. Calls on the Council to notify Parliament should it intend to depart from the text approved by Parlia-
ment;

(1) OJ C 86 E, 24.3.2000, p. 5.